The next new moon occurs on Thursday, 17th September, 2020, at 12:00 BST.
On Friday, 18th September, 2020, it can easily be seen with the unaided eye in almost the whole world.
For the Muqallideen of Ayatullah ul Uzama Syed Sistani (May Allah Protect him) expect 1st Safar, 1442AH, to be on Saturday, 19th September, 2020.
Important dates for this month:
Friday 25 September, 7th Safar Shahadat Day – Imam Hassan (A)
Monday 28 September, 10th Safar Shahadat Day – Bibi Sakina (A)
Wednesday 7 October, 19th Safar Eve of Arabaeen
Thursday 8 October, 20th Safar Day of Arbaeen – 40th Day after Ashura
Friday 16 October, 28th Safar Shahadat Day – Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW)
Saturday 17 October, 29th Safar Shahadat Day – Imam Ali Ridha (A)